Not just another staffing agency
We believe that the right person in the right career opportunity can spark a chain reaction of success. It’s about more than work, benefits and a paycheck—we provide unparalleled support, opportunities to develop new skills and open and honest communication.
To us, success means building relationships where businesses and people bring out the best in each other to unlock their full potential. Find out what makes Horizontal Talent different.
You're more than a number to us
But these numbers are something special.
Since our founding in 2003, we’ve taken a different approach to finding, placing, supporting and retaining the best IT, creative & digital marketing and business & strategy management talent on the market. And this approach has helped Horizontal Talent become one of the fastest-growing firms in the nation.
Assignment completion – above-benchmark sign of satisfied talent and clients
Our recruiters’ average field experience – they’re equipped with people skills and business smarts
< 36 hours
Typical time to match an opportunity to a qualified consultant – no waiting in limbo
24 hours per day
We support clients and consultants, thanks to our overseas offices and support staff
Consultants who would recommend us to others
We respect expertise and individualism
We know what makes people tick. Our recruiters have a keen understanding of the positions they fill across information technology, digital marketing & creative and business & strategy. This means our clients don’t get dozens of candidates to review—they get a highly-curated few. We look for the right personality and culture fit.
Meet our team
The differences start at the top. Horizontal Talent is made up of innovators, collaborators and connectors—with an average tenure of 15 years.
Our leadership combines their unique backgrounds and skillsets to fuel new possibilities. We pour our positive energy, strong work ethic and sense of community into everything we do.
See what others have to say
We celebrate every award we win because it means we’ve lived up to our mission. Here are some of our favorite accolades. Each showcases our ability to serve both clients and consultants:
America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies, by Inc. 5000
10 years and counting
Star Tribune’s Top Work Places in Minnesota
7 years running
Best of Staffing Talent Satisfaction
Best of Staffing Client Satisfaction
2019 - 2020
Fastest Growing U.S. Staffing Firms, by Staffing Industry Analysts
2016 - 2019
Named the 2nd largest ethnic minority-owned business in the Twin Cities by MSPBJ
Staffing Industry Analysts Diversity of Staffing
2016 - 2020
Supplier of the Year Award from North Central Minority Supplier Development Council
Information Technology Breakthrough Partner of the Year by Right Sourcing
Certified Minority Business Enterprise
At Horizontal Talent, we value the benefits of a diverse workforce. Each person brings a unique perspective to the work they do, and these different approaches help us all grow personally and professionally.
We are passionate about innovation
Technology is revolutionizing the staffing industry—and Horizontal Talent is ahead of the curve. Our cloud-based Applicant Tracking System provides client job requirements in real time. Our automated engagement platform keeps everyone in the loop throughout the candidate lifecycle. Our video interview process helps us efficiently screen candidates and connect on the go. From sourcing to redeployment, we utilize AI throughout our staffing process without losing the power of human interaction.
Stop by and say hi. You’ll notice the difference the minute you walk in.